[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] desktop integration (resend)

From: Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Date: Mon May 8 09:29:50 EEST 2006
On 5/7/06, Danny Milosavljevic <danny.milo at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Oookay...
> I just spent four hours trying to find out how
> to integrate an application into the maemo
> environment.

This is a very popular problem it seems. It's pretty sad to be so as
the actual procedure is not that complex really, but there are few
things that are obviously not clear enough (or even wrong) in the

> By now I tried every single one of the ~ 43000 (j/k)
> combinations that could be valid in the
> - desktop file

The icon name should not have the .png suffix (as it is loaded from
the icon theme).
Otherwise ok, I just uncommented the service.

> - service file content

This was ok, I uncommented the installation from debian/rules.

> - service file name

This does not matter.

> - osso_initialize call name

This is essential and should match the part after the "com.nokia." prefix.
Libosso trunk seems to be fixed, but this happened just recently.

> - osso_initialize call version

This has no effect on anything really.

> - osso_initialize call activation

This is not used at all.

I uncommented the main.c osso_initialize call...

> And it just doesn't work.

And it just worked.

> Helppp :)

I can just urge to try it again at this point :)

Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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